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March 2008Vol. 9, No. 2Healthy Families America: Integrating Research, Theory, and Practice

The Healthy Families America Initiative: Integrating Research, Theory, and Practice is a new volume of articles on Healthy Families America (HFA), a model program that provides home visiting and other services to expectant and new parents to promote positive parenting and prevent child maltreatment. The 16 articles include 9 that focus on the intersection of research and practice. Specific topics include the HFA Research Practice Network, quality assurance, HFA outcomes, and the role of the community in implementing HFA.

Edited by Joseph Galano, the articles were published simultaneously in the Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, Volume 34 (1/2). The book is available from Haworth Press: